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Piseinotecus soussi Tamsouri, Carmona, Moukrim & Cervera, 2014.jpg
Piseinotecus soussi Tamsouri, Carmona, Moukrim & Cervera, 2014
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Dexiarchia
clade Cladobranchia
clade Aeolidida
Superfamily: Aeolidioidea
Family: Piseinotecidae
Edmunds, 1970[1]

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Piseinotecidae is a taxonomic family of sea slugs, specifically aeolid nudibranchs, marine gastropod molluscs in the superfamily Aeolidioidea.[2][3] Recent studies suggest that the family might need to be merged with Flabellinidae.[4]


Genera within the family Piseinotecidae include:


  1. ^ Edmunds M. 1970. Opisthobranchiate mollusca from Tanzania II. Eolidacea (Cuthonidae, Piseinotecidae and Facelinidae). Proc Malac Soc Lond. 39:15–57.
  2. ^ Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Frýda, Jiri; Hausdorf, Bernard; Ponder, Winston; Valdés, Ángel & Warén, Anders (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1–2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997.
  3. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2014). Piseinotecidae Edmunds, 1970. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=23096 on 2014-10-24
  4. ^ Tamsouri N., Carmona L., Moukrim A. & Cervera J.L.. (2014). Description of a new species of Piseinotecus (Castropoda, Heterobranchia, Piseinotecidae) from the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90(4): 991–997.